| Andrew Cooke | Contents | Latest | RSS | Twitter | Previous | Next

C[omp]ute

Welcome to my blog, which was once a mailing list of the same name and is still generated by mail. Please reply via the "comment" links.

Always interested in offers/projects/new ideas. Eclectic experience in fields like: numerical computing; Python web; Java enterprise; functional languages; GPGPU; SQL databases; etc. Based in Santiago, Chile; telecommute worldwide. CV; email.

Personal Projects

Lepl parser for Python.

Colorless Green.

Photography around Santiago.

SVG experiment.

Professional Portfolio

Calibration of seismometers.

Data access via web services.

Cache rewrite.

Extending OpenSSH.

C-ORM: docs, API.

Last 100 entries

OpenSuse 42.2 and Synaptics Touch-Pads; Telephone System Quotes for Cat Soft LLC; Even; Cherry Jam; Lebanese Writer Amin Maalouf; Learning From Trump; Chinese Writer Hu Fayun; C++ - it's the language of the future; And; Apricot Jam; Also; Excellent Article on USA Politics; Oh Metafilter; Prejudice Against The Rurals; Also, Zizek; Trump; Why Trump Won; Doxygen + Latex on CentOS 6; SMASH - Solve 5 Biggest Problems in Physics; Good article on racism, brexit, and social divides; Grandaddy are back!; Consciousness From Max Entropy; Democrats; Harvard Will Fix Black Poverty; Modelling Bicycle Wheels; Amusing Polling Outlier; If Labour keeps telling working class people...; Populism and Choice; Books on Defeat; Enrique Ferrari - Argentine Author; Transcript of German Scientists on Learning of Hiroshima; Calvert Journal; Owen Jones on Twitter; Possible Japanese Authors; Complex American Literature; Chutney v5; Weird Componentized Virus; Interesting Argentinian Author - Antonio Di Benedetto; Useful Thread on MetaPhysics; RAND on fighting online anarchy (2001); NSA Hacked; Very Good LRB Article on Brexit; Nussbaum on Anger; Tasting; Apple + Kiwi Jam; Hit Me; Sudoku - CSP + Chaos; Recycling Electronics In Santiago; Vector Displays in OpenGL; And Anti-Aliased; OpenGL - Render via Intermediate Texture; And Garmin Connect; Using Garmin Forerunner 230 With Linux; (Beating Dead Horse) StackOverflow; Current State of Justice in China; Axiom of Determinacy; Ewww; Fee Chaos Book; Course on Differential Geometry; Okay, but...; Sparse Matrices, Deep Learning; Sounds Bad; Applebaum Rape; Tomato Chutney v4; Have to add...; Culturally Liberal and Nothing More; Weird Finite / Infinite Result; Your diamond is a beaten up mess; Maths Books; Good Bike Route from Providencia / Las Condes to Panul; Iain Pears (Author of Complex Plots); Plum Jam; Excellent; More Recently; For a moment I forgot StackOverflow sucked; A Few Weeks On...; Chilean Book Recommendations; How To Write Shared Libraries; Jenny Erpenbeck (Author); Dijkstra, Coins, Tables; Python libraries error on OpenSuse; Deserving Trump; And Smugness; McCloskey Economics Trilogy; cmocka - Mocks for C; Concept Creep (Americans); Futhark - OpenCL Language; Moved / Gone; Fan and USB issues; Burgers in Santiago; The Origin of Icosahedral Symmetry in Viruses; autoenum on PyPI; Jars Explains; Tomato Chutney v3; REST; US Elections and Gender: 24 Point Swing; PPPoE on OpenSuse Leap 42.1; SuperMicro X10SDV-TLN4F/F with Opensuse Leap 42.1; Big Data AI Could Be Very Bad Indeed....; Cornering; Postcapitalism (Paul Mason)

© 2006-2015 Andrew Cooke (site) / post authors (content).

Access to Banco de Chile from Argentina

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2011 18:40:55 -0300

We're visiting Mendoza, Argentina and have spent way too much time trying bank
after bank in an attempt to extract money from a cash machine using cards from
Banco de Chile.  Nothing works.  Including several banks listed on Banco de
Chile's own page as "associated banks".  The only one that looked remotely
hopeful was Citibank, which paused and then gave an error (the rest all have
the same canned message - that the bank is not allowing the transaction; this
seems to be a generic issue rather than related to one account as we tried two
unrelated accounts).

A Santander card does work (both at BBVA and Santander branches).

Andrew

Banco popular

From: Stefan Wehner <stefan@...>

Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2011 14:01:05 -0400

You may want to try Banco Popular, it usually worked for me even in the =
tiniest villages, as long as there was some cash left in the machine =
(another problem). My Banco de Chile card also yielded money at Citi =
Banc fine in NY. They even display my account balance, it was something =
like $345,762,382 an amazing amount and unfortunately unrelated to my =
real funds.
Saludos
Stefan=

Re: Banco popular

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2011 20:14:50 -0300

Finally we have a solution!  We couldn't find a Banco Popular but here in San
Juan (having moved today) there's a Banco Credicoop (La Banca Solidaria!) with
a "Link" sign instead of "Banelco".  And the Link cash machines work - you
just need to select the Cirrus network.

A quick search suggests that Link and Banelco merged, which might explain why
this is the first Link cash machine we've found.  But it's a disaster if all
the new "merged" Banelcos don't include Banco de Chile...

Andrew

Comment on this post